Richard J. Snyder is of counsel to the international law firm of Duane Morris, LLP and a member of the firm's corporate, international and cannabis practice groups. He is admitted to the bars of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, State of Vermont, US Supreme Court, and others. He is a fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation. He served as Chairman of the law firm of Goldstein & Manello, P.C.
Richard is former chair of the Babson College Board of Trustees, the Babson College Corporation and the Babson College Board of Overseers, as well as a former president of the Alumni Association. Currently he serves as trustee emeritus and is a member of Babson’s Audit and Advancement Committees. He serves on the leadership committee of the Babson's Global Advisory Board.
As a strong supporter of the BAC, Richard has served as a board member since 2008. He has served on multiple committees and currently is a co-chair of the Audit Committee.
Richard has received numerous awards of recognition and listing in biographical publications, such as who’s who in America in recognition of his leadership and service to Babson, as well as to numerous governmental, community service, and arts organizations and consortia. In addition to serving on the BAC's Board of Trustees, he serves on boards at WBUR public radio, Cambridge College, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, and UTEC (United Teens Equity Center).
He has been a member of the Boston City to City leadership group, and is a former Chair of the Nahant, Massachusetts Planning Board. He has served as Chair of the Massachusetts Corporation for Educational Telecommunications and committees supporting the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Most recently the Babson College Award for Service to the College was renamed in his honor as was a roadway on the Babson Campus.
He lives with his wife, Marilyn, in Boston, Marblehead, and Petaluma, California.